Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories, reported what happened during the most recent Doña Ana County Commission regarding how the county was going to spend $42 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and he talked to State Senator Carrie Hamblen about the recent legislative session.
Lisa Lucca talks with Cecilia Rodriguez, Miss New Mexico USA 2020, about her pageant journey, the beauty of confidence, and the autistic therapy work she is doing in Las Cruces.
Camilla Feibelman of the Sierra Club and Don Schreiber, a rancher in the San Juan Basin, discussed SJR 14, which restores EPA rules to limit methane limits in oil and gas drilling.
Allen Downs, Merrie Lee Soules, Phil Simpson, all interveners in the El Paso Electric rate case, discuss that and other cases involving EPE.
Walt and Peter talk to John Gilkison, an expert on electric vehicles, to discuss the city’s transition to an electric fleet.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman began their May 5, 2021 show talking about the current situation regarding COVID-19 and the vaccine plus how the Big Lie is solidifying in the Republican party, among other topics.
For the past four years, our nation’s immigration policy was the equivalent of a “Keep Out” sign on the front yard. That didn’t stop desperate migrants from seeking refuge. The border wall was the physical embodiment of that policy. It was the top priority for the previous administration, and the most motivating issue for the Republoican base, who were promised that Mexico would pay for construction. Former President Donald Trump routinely battled with members of Congress, including those from his own party, over funding for the wall. That dispute led to a 35-day shutdown of the federal government in 2018, the longest in our nation’s history.
Stuart Kelter interviews Dr. Jay Joseph, a clinical psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Joseph challenges the empirical evidence behind the mainstream view that mental illness is genetically based, and argues instead that the real causes include oppression, trauma, abuse, and psychologically unhealthy aspects of the social and political environment. He is the author of four books, most recently The Trouble with Twin Studies: A Reassessment of Twin Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2015), and Schizophrenia and Genetics: The End of an Illusion (2017). He is a contributor to the Mad in America website, and the creator of https://thegeneillusion.blogspot.com/.
Rev. Terri White joined Rev. Carolyn Wilkins, our host, for a lively conversation. White serves as the founder of A Labor Of Love Elder Care. White and Wilkins discussed faith, health and geriatric care management and ways to improve communications around planning healthcare for your spouse or elder family members.
Lisa Lucca talks with her guest Sarah Arndt about how she and her husband chose full-time RV living as a lifestyle, and how letting go of stuff helped heal her.
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